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Metro Brokers GJ Realtor of the Week: DEBBIE THOMAS

August 7, 2020
Congratulations to Debbie Thomas of DKT Realty, Inc., our featured real estate agent of the week! Debbie was raised on an 800 acre farm in Fruita and has been a resident of the Grand Valley her entire life. With more than 40 years of retail and sales experience, Debbie has been licensed in real estate since 1996.
 
Debbie specializes in residential real estate, new homes, farm and ranch real estate, and relocation.
 
"My number one priority in real estate is to take care of the needs of my clients," says Debbie. "Giving that extra effort to meet your real estate needs is not only my business philosophy, but a life-long commitment to providing you with exemplary personalized service beyond your expectations. It is my desire to listen, hear and truly understand your needs."
 
To have Debbie help you find or sell the real estate you need, give her a call at 970.261.3309.
 

Metro Brokers GJ Realtor of the Week: RICK THURTLE

July 21, 2020
Congratulations to Rick Thurtle, Broker and Owner of Rick Thurtle & Associates, our Grand Junction Realtor of the Week! A longtime Grand Valley resident, and an active member of the Mesa County community since 1998, Rick loves to use his extensive knowledge, experience and attention to detail to make clients’ real estate transactions as smooth and profitable as possible. Over the years, local residents have grown to trust his tradition of public service making him one of the highest profile brokers in the area. He is known for serving all types of customers, from first time home buyers to longtime residents of the Western Slope.
 
Rick is a Certified Real Estate Negotiations expert, serves on the board of directors of several non-profit entities including the United Way of Mesa County, the Salvation Army, the Center for Independence, the Roice Hurst Humane Society, Mesa County RSVP and the American Red Cross and many others. 
 
Rick enjoys sporting events and live music with Quick read more or view full article his wife Vicki, as well as skiing, hiking and fishing across the beautiful Western Slope.
Rick is an avid Pickleball enthusiast. He and his wife Vicki enjoy spending time with their rescue dog, Scully.

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Metro Brokers GJ Realtor of the Week: LINDY FRANKLIN

June 30, 2020
Congratulations to our Realtor of the Week, Lindy Franklin!   Lindy, a real estate agent with Grand Junction Area Realtor Association has earned the Commitment to Excellence endorsement from the National Association of Realtors®. The endorsement goes to Realtors® who have demonstrated knowledge and competency in 10 core areas of real estate practice:  client service, professional reputation, real estate law, Realtor® Code of Ethics, equal service to all (Article 10 of the Code), advocacy of real property ownership, trust and integrity, use of technology, data privacy, and areas of practice.
The C2EX endorsement is available only to Realtors®.   The innovative program sets the standard for what it means to be a professional in the real estate brokerage business. “Earning the Commitment to Excellence endorsement is a true accomplishment and an affirmation to consumers that you stand for ethics and professionalism in your work,” says 2019 NAR President John Smaby. “Advances in technology and online user experience are making our business more and more seamless, Quick read more or view full article and that’s fantastic,” Smaby says, “But with new technology can come vulnerabilities. A C2EX endorsement offers consumers the ease of mind that they have a skilled adviser, committed to conducting business at the highest standards, helping them through what may be the largest purchase or sale in their life.”
 
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Metro Brokers GJ Realtor of the Week: KARIE O'CONNOR

June 17, 2020
Congratulations to our Realtor of the Week, KARIE O'CONNOR of Karie Hill-O'Connor & Company.  Karie has over 22 years experience as a Realtor, 15 with our Metro Brokers family, and holds a Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) Designation by the Council of Residential Specialists, the largest not-for-profit affiliate of the Association of Realtors.  She has also been awarded a top designation for Certified Negotiating Experts (CNE), having completed an extensive training course giving her the skills for confident, successful negotiations that bring her clients win-win outcomes.  Home buyers and sellers can be assured that Karie subscribes to the strict Realtors code of ethics in all her dealings.  She has access to the latest technology in marketing her clients’ properties, and is a specialist in helping them maximize profits and minimize costs when buying or selling a home. 

Bottom Line? Karie O’Connor has the training, the experience, and the know-how to help YOU with your Real Estate needs, whatever they may be.  She Quick read more or view full article was born and raised in the Grand Valley, and is proud to help all her friends and neighbors here!  Give Karie a call the next time You want a friendly, professional Realtor who gets the job done!” Call Karie today with any of your real estate needs! 970-216-2233 Read Less